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Dot Com Digital: A new wellbeing resource from 2Simple

Originally posted on HeadteacherChat Hello! My name is Jonathan Coy, and I am a co-host of HeadteacherChat. I am delighted to have been given access to Dot Com Digital to see what they have on offer to support schools and I thought you would be interested to know what I discovered! Read the full review…

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Dot Com Digital: Our latest wellbeing resource

Dot Com Digital is our latest wellbeing resource, which gives children the skills to manage their own mental health and safety. Aimed at children aged 5-11, it includes over 24 themes, which enables schools to deliver a rich PHSE curriculum whilst fulfilling the requirements of the 2020 RSE framework. With 170 lessons it provides schools…

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Essex Police Communication Workshop

Sharon Doughty, a former Sky and BBC television presenter, is offering CYP officers the opportunity to take part in a two-hour communication workshop which will give an insight into crime prevention resources available to schools and community-based settings. The resources have been created with the help and support of Essex Police and the Dotcom Digital…

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Essex & Suffolk Water Donates 30 PCs To School Facing Digital Poverty

Thirty youngsters will now be able to complete lessons online after receiving a generous donation of computers from a local water company. Essex & Suffolk Water has donated the computers to the Holy Cross Primary School in Thurrock as part of a campaign to give all young students equal opportunities. The water company has worked…

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Dot Com Digital Online Resource

The Dot Com Digital programme is our latest wellbeing resource, aimed at children aged 5-11, it adopts a values-based approach that empowers children to develop confidence and make safe choices. It includes overviews, videos, lesson plans and online and paper-based activities. Download a sample lesson pack. Created by Sharon Doughty, Dot Com Digital is an…

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Walking for Dot

By Linda Duberley, Rivertribe Magazine The COVID-19 crisis has pushed many of the UK’s small charities to the brink of financial collapse but RiverTribe’s media partner, the Dot Com Foundation has survived the pandemic thanks to a ground-breaking altruistic project. The Positive Transformation Initiative set up by businessman and philanthropist, Dan Brown, has stepped in…

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Child-Friendly Explanation of the Coronavirus

Explaining to Children what the Coronavirus is and how it might affect them presents a difficult situation. Dot Com wants to help by providing a simple resource for children to read and communicate how they feel.  Click on the image below to download the resource.

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Tackling county lines and knife crime with a new scheme

Sharon Doughty’s been using cartoons to teach children about the dangers of the crimes. The scheme is set to help tackle the issues of county lines and knife crime. She’s created the Dot Com programme which now involves more than 1,000 primary schools. Original posted: https://www.kentonline.co.uk/kmtv/video/a-woman-from-darford-is-hoping-to-tackle-county-lines-and-knife-crime-with-a-new-scheme-30350/

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Sharon Doughty Speaks at TEDx

Sharon recently took part in a TEDx talk to discuss her creation of Dot Com and what led to her being an advocate for giving children the power to speak.

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A Modern Workplace builds trust, allays fear and gives hope to People-in-Crisis

Protection of people at risk within our society is some of the most important work public sector agencies carry out. It requires a strong multi-agency approach, sharing the right information at the right time in order to deliver coherent strategies with early tactical interventions. Minttulip & Microsoft hosted a public sector-wide event on 11 July in London…

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Dot Com Safety Initiative Launched

A NEW online safety resource for children launched at Holy Cross Catholic Primary School in Daiglen Drive, South Ockendon today (Wednesday, 5 June). The resource, Dot Com Digital, is the product of a partnership between Essex Police and national charity Dot Com Children’s Foundation. It has been built by DataArt and aims to prevent children…

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Dot Com Digital Safety Resource goes on trial at schools

Innovative digital safety resource, designed by children for children in collaboration with Dot Com Children’s Foundation and Essex Police, goes on trial at schools, ahead of nationwide roll-out Dot Com Children’s Foundation and Essex Police will tomorrow (4th June 2019) announce the launch of a trial of a new online safety resource at a primary…

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Dot Com Joins Essex Police to Discuss Hothouse 2

Dot Com went to Essex Police HQ today (29th May 2019) to meet with the Chief Constable BJ Harrington and industry partners discussing the success of the BT Hothouse event and contribute ideas for Hothouse 2.  It was 2017 when the Dot Com Children’s Foundation was invited to participate in the Hothouse bringing together partners…

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Dionne Warwick Global Ambassador for Dot Com

Singing Legend Dionne Warwick is the global ambassador for Dot Com and is keen to spread the news around the world about the programme which empowers children to speak up about issues which frighten or worry them. Dionne heard about Dot Com from Maddie Ingoldsby, who is a young ambassador for Dot. Maddie, is the…

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Focus Group At Holy Cross School in South Ockendon

Year Five pupils at Holy Cross School in South Ockendon carried out focus group testing on the new Dot Com Digital journals with a senior executive from the software development company DataARt who are carrying out the project as part of their CSR. Anton Bagrov joined Sharon Doughty and Neil Evans the founders of the…

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Challenge 1000

In 2016 the Dot Com Charity introduced the Challenge 1000, which is our challenge to raise £1,000 in six months in any way that seems like fun. This can be done as a company, as a team or as an individual. Schools have also very successfully participated and the first company that took on the…

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